Other COVID-19 resources

As developments continue to unfold in response to the spread of COVID-19, we know many small businesses have questions about implications in the workplace and funding options to help bolster their businesses during this difficult time. On this page, we are compiling relevant tips and resources such as unemployment, paid family leave, paid sick leave, healthcare and more.

COVID-19 home Emergency loans & grants Other COVID-19 resources

Business assistance
Colorado

Lew's List

COVID-19 Finance Assistance Network

A group of financial professionals offering free service to companies trying to respond to the Covid-19 crisis.

Area served: Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed, Non-profits

General Small Business, Business assistance
California

California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Capital Region Lead Center

Hot Lines for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

The California SBDC network has a number of hotlines set up to assist small business owners.

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Business assistance
California

UC Berkeley

Pro bono legal advice

UC Berkeley Law is working to match small business owners with Berkeley Law students who will help them navigate the CARES Act. 

Area served: California
Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Business assistance
California

Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce

Rapid Response Business Triage

**Update** Our team will be available Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm with voicemail capabilities 24/7. Assistance will be available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Vietnamese languages. 1-833-391-1919

The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce have partnered to provide a free business support hotline for the small business community. Their team can answer general business questions, human resources and legal issues, and navigate borrowers through a variety of financing tools including the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program and Paycheck Protection Program.

Area served: Sacramento, California
Audience: Small Business Owners

General Small Business
Arkansas

State of Arkansas

Quick Action Closing Fund

The Quick Action Closing Fund allocation will prioritize companies that are in the supply chain of essential goods and services, including healthcare, food manufacturers, and logistics. The allocation from the Attorney General will support small businesses. The program includes both loan guaranties and direct lending to businesses. Contact by email or phone: [email protected] / 501-682-1121

Area served: Arkansas
Audience: Small Business Owners

General Small Business
California, Louisiana, Texas

Sempra Energy Foundation

COVID-19 Nonprofit Hardship Fund

**Update** Our online application process is closed. With so many requests already in the queue, we expect to exhaust the funds shortly.

Sempra Energy has set up a $1 million nonprofit hardship fund where small to medium nonprofits can apply for grants from $500 to $50K to help with COVID-19 response.

Area served: California, Louisiana, Texas
Audience: Non-profits

Workforce Issues
California

California Employment Development Department - EDD

Onward CA

A state portal that will match open jobs to laid-off workers based on their specific skills through a questionnaire.

Area served: California
Audience: Employees

Access to Capital
Indiana

Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Ermegency Relief Fund

Loans of $1,000 to $25,000 at 3.75 interest to help small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Area served: Indianapolis, Indiana
Audience: Small Business Owners

General Small Business
Colorado

Support CO Local

Support CO Local

**Update** This is a dead link, Web page through squarespace States "Expired".

Support CO Local is helping local businesses in Colorado sell gift cards in order for them to keep revenue coming in during their closure for the COVID-19.

Area served: Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

General Small Business, Business assistance
Colorado

Colorado, Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)

Colorado COVID-19 Business Resource Center

These resources provide state and federal COVID-19 announcements, programs, and information relevant to Colorado businesses.

Area served: Colorado
Audience: Small Business Owners, Self-employed

Pages

National Resources

Business assistance
National

Community Wealth Partners

COVID-19 Resources and Support for Nonprofits, Foundations

Community Wealth Partners is helping nonprofits and foundations navigate through the crisis, including offering free support, navigation and thought leadership to nonprofits and compiling resources geared toward nonprofits.

Audience: Small Business Owners, Non-profits